EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 48
Series of 2020
AN ORDER EXTENDING THE MODIFIED GENERAL COMMUNITY QUARANTINE (MGCQ) IN THE ENTIRE PROVINCE OF DAVAO DEL NORTE PROVINCE
WHEREAS, the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic continues to be a serious public health threat around the globe leading to the disruption of social normalcy and immense economic downturn in every region it has pervaded;
WHEREAS, in the Philippines, the Presidential Proclamation 922, declaring a State of Public Health Emergency throughout the Philippines and Presidential Proclamation 929, declaring a State of Calamity across by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has called on the urgency to every Local Government Unit (LGU) to put priority on the prevention of the virus outbreak;
WHEREAS, the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) is the primary governing body tasked to develop the LGU Epidemic Response Framework and define parameters, guidelines in assessing the COVID-19 situation in the Philippines;
WHEREAS, pursuant to the recent guidelines issued by the IATF-EID putting Davao del Norte Province among the low risk areas in the Philippines to shift to Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ), the Provincial Government issued Executive Order No. 42, series of 2020 as amended by Executive Order No. 44, series of 2020 to place the entire Davao del Norte Province under MGCQ until 15 June 2020;
WHEREAS, pursuant to IATF-EID Resolution No. 46-A, s. 2020 dated 15 June 2020, the Provincial Government issued Executive Order No. 46, series of 2020 on 15 June 2020 to extend the effectivity of the MGCQ until 30 June 2020.
WHEREAS, with the continuing COVID-19 response situation in the province, there is a need to extend the effectivity of the MGCQ implementation.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, EDWIN I. JUBAHIB, Governor of the Province of Davao del Norte, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law do hereby order:
Section 1. Extension of Effectivity of the Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ). Relative to Section 1 of Executive Order No. 46, series of 2020, the effectivity of MGCQ in the entire Davao del Norte Province is hereby extended and shall continue to be in effect until further advised.
Section 2. Policies and Guidelines. The implementation of the extended Modified General Community Quarantine shall adopt the same policies and guidelines as provided under Section 3 of Executive Order No. 42, series of 2020 as duly amended by Executive Order No. 44, series of 2020.
Section 3. Penalty Clause. Any violations thereof shall be dealt with under our existing laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.
Section 4. Repealing Clause. All prior executive issuances inconsistent herewith are deemed repealed.
Section 5. Effectivity. This Executive Order shall take effect on 12:01AM of 01 July 2020.
ISSUED this 30th day of June 2020, in Tagum City, Davao del Norte Province, Philippines.
EDWIN I. JUBAHIB